Members of the North Vermilion Middle Dance team pictured (with awards) Standing: Analise Barnett, Jenna Gibson, Ella Lalande, Olivia Mouton, Sydnee Richard, Abby
Carpenter. Sitting: Meg Touchet, Camille Davidson, Ashley Guidry, Anne Istre

North Vermilion Middle Junior Dreams dance team brings home state titles

The North Vermilion Middle School Junior Dreams Dance Team sweeps up state titles at All-American Dance Team Competition this past Sunday at the Cajun Dome.
The team placed 1st in their Division II for both Jazz and Hip Hop routines. They went on to win first place overall (out of all 13 teams) across Division I, II, and III in Jazz and 1st Place Overall (out of all 10 teams) across Division I, II, III in Hip Hop, earning them title of State Champions of Junior High Jazz and Hip Hop.

Gueydan High School closes due to bat problem

GUEYDAN - Gueydan High School had to start the week off with an off day having to close the classrooms due to the on going bat problem and as a precaution to allow for a thorough inspection inside the building.
According to GHS Principal Brandy Broussard, GHS is closed “out of caution” and should reopen soon.
Workers will spend Monday and whatever days needed to safely catch the bats and seal any openings or holes that could be where the bats are getting in the school.

Half-cent sales tax proposed to help fund raises for Abbeville employees

When it comes to services provided by the City of Abbeville, whether it is critical life-saving services or services as basic as water coming out of your faucet, what are those services worth?
More to the point, based on a question posed during Tuesday’s special Public Safety Committee meeting, what are the people who perform those services worth?

Jean Broussard, the new president, talks with vice president Laura LeBeouf after Tuesday’s meeting.

Vermilion Parish School Board picks president on first vote

It took only one vote.
The Vermilion Parish School Board was able to select a new board president and vice president on Tuesday during a special board meeting.
On the first vote, the school board voted 8-0 to name Jean Broussard as the new president of the school board.
It was unanimous only because Broussard was the only name on the ballot.
The two names nominated for president were Broussard and board member Kibbie Pillette.


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